Francis Hannan - Executive Chef

Written on 11/07/2019
Tommy Rausch

Chef Fran Hannan is a graduate of The Philadelphia Restaurant School (The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College) and apprenticed at the famous Four Seasons Hotel. Chef jumped on the rock and roll wagon cooking for Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones Steel Wheel Tour, President George Bush, President and Mrs. Clinton and also participated in Philadelphia’s Cook and the Book. He has contributed recipes to several published cook books and donated time and services to charity and live television promotions.After leaving his mark on the Hotel atop the Bellevue and the Penn Tower Hotel, Chef moved across the bridge as the Executive Chef / General Manager of the Garden State Race Track where he introduced his classical training combined with extraordinary presentations. Chef ventured into showcasing his talents through his own venues opening several fine dining and family style restaurants in the area.